A booklet, Symbols and Abbreviations for use in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Courses, was published by the Institution of Electrical Engineers in 1968 and 1971. To take account of the many revisions and additions to British and International Standards since then, a new and fully revised edition was published in 1979, with reprints in 1980 and 1983.
In 1985, the editorial panel reconvened and undertook a total review and update of the Symbols and Abbreviations booklet, prior to it being re-issued under its new title in the professional brief series, in 1986. Further reviews of the contents were undertaken in 1991 and 1996. Any comments on the present content, or suggestions for additional material, will be welcomed. Please address comments to the Secretary of the Institution.
The booklet is for use by students and staff in colleges and universities, as a reference for authors of papers and books on electrical and electronic engineering and related subjects, and as a guide for draughtsmen and designers in industry